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Esther Marie Mengelkamp

Dipl.-Wi.-Ing. Esther Marie Mengelkamp

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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Institut für Informationswirtschaft und Marketing
Fritz-Erler-Straße 23, 76133 Karlsruhe


Forschungsinteressen & -methoden

  • Economic profitability and technological suitability of energy storage systems
  • Development of business models for energy storage systems
  • Design of storage operation strategies for different customers
  • Analysis of local, decentralized energy markets
  • Analysis of blockchain technology as information systems for energy markets
  • Stochastic and parametric optimization
  • Simulation of the future energy market
  • Storage and Cross-linked Infrastructures (Helmholtz Research Programme)

Vorlesungen, Übungen, Seminare

SS 2016

  • Tutorials Market Engineering

WS 2016/17

  • Seminar "Smart Grid Economics"

SS 2017

  • Tutorials Market Engineering
  • Seminar "Smart Grid Economics"
  • Seminar "The Economics of Blockchain in Finance and Energy"
WS 2017/18
  • Tutorial Platform Economics
  • Seminar "Smart Grid Economics"

Curriculum Vitae

12.2016 Lohrmann price as best graduate of the year 2016 at the Faculty of Business and Economics at Dresden University of Technology
05.2016 Research associate at the Institute of Information Systems and Marketing, Smart Grids and Energy Markets, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
03.2016 Dipl.-Wi.-Ing. at Dresden University of Technology (with honors) Diploma thesis: "A Proactive Solution for the Airline Crew Recovery Problem"
06.2014 Recipient of the Deutschlandstipendium scholarship
02.2014 Tutor at the chair of Industrial Management, Dresden University of Technology
09.2012 Visiting Student at the École des Hautes Études Commerciales, Liège


A comprehensive modelling framework for demand side flexibility in smart grids.
Barth, L.; Ludwig, N.; Mengelkamp, E.; Staudt, P.
2018. Computer science - research and development, 33 (1-2), 13-23. doi:10.1007/s00450-017-0343-x
Designing microgrid energy markets : A case study : The Brooklyn Microgrid.
Mengelkamp, E.; Gärttner, J.; Rock, K.; Kessler, S.; Orsini, L.; Weinhardt, C.
2018. Applied energy, 210, 870-880. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.06.054
A blockchain-based smart grid: towards sustainable local energy markets.
Mengelkamp, E.; Notheisen, B.; Beer, C.; Dauer, D.; Weinhardt, C.
2017. Computer science - research and development, 33 (1-2), 207-214. doi:10.1007/s00450-017-0360-9
Trading on Local Energy Markets : A Comparison of Market Designs and Bidding Strategies.
Mengelkamp, E.; Staudt, P.; Gärttner, J.; Weinhardt, C.
2017. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM), Dresden, Germany, 6th - 9th June 2017, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/EEM.2017.7981938
The Role of Energy Storage in Local Energy Markets.
Mengelkamp, E.; Gärttner, J.; Weinhardt, C.
2017. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM), Dresden, Germany, 6-9 June 2017, Art. Nr. 7981906, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/EEM.2017.7981906
Profitability of Energy Storage Systems for Industrial Applications.
Mengelkamp, E.; Gärttner, J.; Schuller, A.; Weinhardt, C.
2017. 11th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference (IRES), Düsseldorf, Germany, 14.-16.03.2017, 1 CD-ROM, EUROSOLAR, Bonn